June 2012

Creamy Macaroni Salad

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Macaroni salad. Its a staple side dish for any summer BBQ. A perfect addition to a long weekend party.  It can be made the same day and served at room temp, or made ahead as well. Creamy Macaroni Salad Makes 6 1/2 cups (13 x 1/2 cup servings) Ingredients 5 cups cooked brown rice elbow […]


Sugar Free Slurpees

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I don’t know anyone that hasn’t had a slurpee.  I definitely had them often when I was growing up (most of the time, it was in between school and my mom didn’t know about it!).  You can’t beat them in the heat of summer.  But all that sugar results in the ultimate sugar crash, so […]


Tough Mudder

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Greetings all!  Got back late yesterday from being up in Whistler.  Brent competed in the Tough Mudder race with some friends from work. A bunch of his family also came up from Edmonton and competed as well (but were on a different team). Have you heard about it? Done it? Know someone that’s done it? […]


Chewy Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

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Here was my inspiration for this recipe… What kid doesn’t like these?  Mine sure does!  But of course looking at the ingredient list, its not something I want to give her on a regular basis.  I have another granola bar recipe (Trail Mix Granola Bars) but in all honesty, Sienna didn’t like them.  She’s not […]


Favorite Find: The Ultimate Sports Bra

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Hey everyone!  I’ve been meaning to get this review up for a while.  If you’ve ever worn a sports bra before, read on… A little while back, I was invited by Under Amour to undertake in some VIP testing for their Armour Bra.  I happen to love the Under Armour brand (I have a hoodie […]


Caramelized Onion Turkey Burgers

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I love a good turkey burger.  One of my other favorites is the Greek Turkey Burger recipe.  This time, I wanted a more traditional style burger, but something that had a lot of flavor, and this certainly fits the bill.  Since the onions are caramelized, its a mild enough flavor for kids, while still pleasing […]